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FILE - In this undated file photo, people portraying ghost players emerge from a cornfield as they reenact a scene from the movie

'Field of Dreams': Fathers & sons, phantoms and phenoms

May. 1, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball and tears, the ones streaking down cheeks. Tears, the kind leaving rifts between fathers and sons. “Field of Dreams” is about phantoms and phenoms on an unlikely diamond in an Iowa cornfield. Emotions gush like water across the fresh-cut grass, resonating three...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Detroit Lions defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson (91) is blocked by Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle La'el Collins (71) during the second half of an NFL football game in Detroit. Robinson agreed to join the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent in March as a replacement for longtime defensive lineman Michael Brockers. Robinson is still happy about his decision even after Brockers re-signed with the Rams when his deal with Baltimore fell through. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Robinson still excited about Rams role after Brockers stays

Apr. 30, 2020 7:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A'Shawn Robinson eagerly agreed to join the Los Angeles Rams as a free agent last month, thinking he was replacing Michael Brockers as the run-stopping heart of the defensive line for a franchise with three straight winning seasons. When Brockers surprisingly re-signed with the Rams...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff passes against the Arizona Cardinals during first half of an NFL football game in Los Angeles. Goff was disappointed to end his partnership with two good friends when the Los Angeles Rams released Todd Gurley and traded Brandin Cooks. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Goff creates cap room for Rams to sign Floyd, Robinson

Apr. 24, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams announced the signings of linebacker Leonard Floyd and defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson on Friday after quarterback Jared Goff restructured his contract to create salary cap room. Floyd and Robinson agreed to join the Rams as free agents several weeks ago, but the...

FILE - In this 1952 file photo, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Jackie Robinson poses. Forced from the field by the new coronavirus, Major League Baseball is moving its annual celebration of Jackie Robinson online. The Jackie Robinson Foundation is launching a virtual learning hub to coincide with the 73rd anniversary Wednesday, April 15, 2020, of Robinson breaking the major league color barrier. (AP Photo/File)

Baker laments lack of blacks in MLB on Jackie Robinson Day

Apr. 15, 2020 7:26 PM EDT

Houston manager Dusty Baker celebrated Jackie Robinson’s legacy on the 73rd anniversary of the fall of the major league color barrier and lamented the lack of African Americans in today’s game. “It’s frustrating because we’ve talked about it forever ... but it seems like the...

FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Mike Trout prepares to bat against the Los Angeles Angels during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. With the national sports calendar on hold because of the coronavirus, there will be no games Wednesday, April 15, 2020, on Jackie Robinson Day, when every person in uniform wears Robinson’s retired No. 42. MLB games and NBA playoffs were among sporting events that had been scheduled this week. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

What Would Have Been: Live sports events shuttered by virus

Apr. 13, 2020 5:06 AM EDT

With the national sports calendar now in its second month on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press looks at what would have been held the week of April 13-19: MLB: — Every player would have been wearing No. 42 on Wednesday for Jackie Robinson Day. Major League Baseball annually...